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Robert Pattinson ‘tests positive for COVID-19’ as production on The Batman halted in UK | Ents & Arts News

British actor Robert Pattinson has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, forcing filming of his new movie The Batman to be suspended in the UK.

Warner Bros said a member of production had coronavirus and was isolating but has not confirmed the name of the individual.

Vanity Fair and the Hollywood Reporter said the person who tested positive was Pattinson, who plays the caped crusader in the new blockbuster. The reports cited unnamed sources.

Robert Pattinson is The Batman. Pic: Warner Bros
Robert Pattinson stars in The Batman. Pic: Warner Bros

The production had resumed filming a few days ago after a break of nearly six months due to the pandemic.

The Batman was originally supposed to be in cinemas in June 2021 but was delayed to October.

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